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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cardamine clematitis   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine clematitis   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-007:
Cardamine clematitis   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Bittercress, Clematis-leaved Bittercress


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cacl2_001_lvd

        

image of Cardamine clematitis, Mountain Bittercress, Clematis-leaved Bittercress

JK Marlow    jkm060429_095

April    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District

Leaves 3(-5) foliolate, lower leaves green beneath, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Cardamine clematitis, Mountain Bittercress, Clematis-leaved Bittercress

JK Marlow    jkm060429_099

April    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District

image of Cardamine clematitis, Mountain Bittercress, Clematis-leaved Bittercress

JK Marlow    jkm060429_100

April    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District

Found at high elevations (1200m & above), per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cardamine clematitis   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine clematitis   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-007:
Cardamine clematitis   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

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248

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: Shaded brookbanks, rock outcrops with seepage, at high elevations (1200m and above), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Stem leaves pinnately divided: 3(5) leaflets
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Silique

 

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